Sr. Behavioral Health Counselor

Community Hope, Inc. Chester, NJ $19.38 per hour

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4 WEEKS Paid-Time Off!, Birthday Holiday PLUS MORE!

Providing daily management of the community residence and to direct residential support services to consumers. 

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

  • Performs all direct service job responsibilities ensuring a safe, clean and adequate living environment for all consumers.
  • Monitors and ensures the daily implementation of direct services and staff duties.
  • Monitors staff performance in all daily activities.
  • Coordinates and follows up on consumer medications in conjunction with Assistant Program Coordinator.
  • Establishes, maintains, and approves all changes in staff schedules and reports all changes to the supervisor.
  • Utilizes supervision.
  • Assists the Assistant Program Coordinator with the coordination of referrals and placements with other residential services and community agencies.
  • Ensures that all staff complete the Core Competency training requirements in conjunction with the Assistant Program Coordinator.
  • Possesses knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
  • Reviews clinical records and ensures accuracy of reporting and charting.
  • Ensures all clinical and administrative documentation is timely and consistent with program procedures.
  • Provides on-site coverage and substitute coverage when necessary.
  • Maintains and monitors all residential record keeping including staff minutes, fire drill records, chore lists, menus medication logs, daily logs, house meeting minutes and appropriate clinical documentation.
  • Implements and maintains appropriate safety standards.
  • Reports repair and maintenance requests; coordinates scheduling of repairs.
  • Submits supply and furniture requests.
  • Manages all food and petty cash accounts.
  • Collects rent, food, phone, and cable payments from consumers.
  • Insures safe keeping of any and all consumer funds.
  • Prepares all monthly reports.
  • Assists in transitioning new consumers to the residence and discharge or transition of outgoing consumers to other


  • Bachelors’ Degree in health related field; or an R.N.; or two years college plus two years of related work or life experience, or licensed as an LPN plus two years of related mental health experience; or a High School diploma and four years of related mental health experience.
  • Plus one year in a residential mental health setting.
  • Taking the lead in individual service coordination activities.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.

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